Thursday, March 10, 2016

RARE BOOK CAFE: It's here at last! The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair opens Friday at 5 p.m. at St. Petersburg Coliseum

WATCH LIVE: We're going to be live on Saturday afternoon at our regular time -- 2:30 ET. We're going to be visiting with various booksellers who are exhibiting at the fair who will show you some of their special items. Please make sure you tune in for this special broadcast. If you are within driving distance, we urge you to come to the book fair. It only happens once a year and this is it. If you're going to visit, please take pictures and share on social media using the hashtags #floridabookfair and #sunlitfestival. Please follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

RARE BOOK CAFE: Today we're talking about the book fair, and the potential value of your books, especially golf books

WATCH LIVE: Steven Eisenstein, co-host of Rare Book Cafe, is packing boxes as he gets read for the Florida Antiquarian Book Fair next week in St. Petersburg. He'll be taking a break this afternoon at 2:30 for the show. Joined by co-host Thorne Donnelley, he'll be discussing the upcoming book fair, the value of books you may have in your library, and how to learn more. One topic of discussion will be golf books, a popular item that might hold considerable value.

Tune in today right here on the book fair blog or join Steven and Thorne on to join in the conversation. It's easy to sign into Blab. Launch your Twitter account first, then, in a new window on your browser, go to Blab will use the information in your Twitter account to sign you onto the platform. Follow the prompts for getting set up, then find Rare Book Cafe under SCHEDULED if you're signing in before the show. If the show is already in progress, you'll find it in ON AIR.

Friday, March 4, 2016

It won't be long now! The Florida book fair is next weekend!

The Florida Antiquarian Book Fair is a week away. Every year it's a highly anticipated event for book lovers around the country and around the Sunshine State. Here's a video we made that's running on TV to help raise awareness about the book fair. It features book lovers who attended the book fair last year and wanted to share their enthusiasm. See you at the 2016 Florida Antiquarian Book Fair.